Tottenham vs Man United: Red Devils possible lineup as Pogba, Rashford return

Tottenham vs Man United: Red Devils possible lineup as Pogba, Rashford return

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Man United are set to welcome back Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba to the fold when the side takes on Tottenham Hotspur on Friday, June 19.

The two have been out injured, with Pogba in particular missing the better part of the 2019/20 season with an ankle injury.

But the Frenchman is now in line to make a return to action for the first time in over 250 days having shook off his ankle injury.

His availability for selection and that of Rashford was confirmed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Thursday, June 18.

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The Norwegian boss revealed he will miss the services of defensive pair Phil Jones and Axel Tuanzebe through injury.

But with a near enough fully-fit squad to select from, Legit.ng takes a look at how United could line up.

There is no doubt David de Gea will start between the sticks, with Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof providing cover in the heart of defence.

Luke Shaw is set to take his position on the left in a partnership which will see Aaron Wan-Bissaka take a role on the opposite end.

Nemanja Matic could be deployed in midfield alongside Scott McTominay, with Bruno Fernandes who has been fantastic playing the No. 10 role.

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Marcus Rashford is sure to return on the left wing alongside Dan James playing on the right.

Anthony Martial is primed to lead the hunt for goals, with Odeon Ighalo who recently extended his United stay waiting on the bench for a chance to play as a substitute.

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Possible Man United line up against Spurs:

Goalkeeper: David de Gea

Defenders: Shaw, Maguire, Lindelof, Wan-Bissaka

Midfielders: Matic, McTominay, Fernandes

Forward: Rashford, Martial, James

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Bruno Fernandes has spoken for the first time about being partnered with Paul Pogba in the midfield.

Fernandes is yet to play alongside Pogba in a competitive match since his January move to Man United from Sporting Lisbon, with his arrival coinciding with the Frenchman's injury layoff.

However, with Pogba back in training having shook off his ankle problem, fans are excited about his imminent paring with Bruno in the middle of the park.

The duo's partnering has been touted as a formidable one, with football pundits contending it could fire United to a whole new level.

Whereas Bruno has already hit the ground running at Old Trafford, the same cannot be said of Pogba who has missed the better of the 2019/20 season.

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But all signs point at the possibility of the two playing together when United resume action with an away trip to Tottenham Hotspur on Friday, June 19.

And speaking ahead of the potential link up, Fernandes exuded his excitement admitting 'it will be amazing.'

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